Flashback: the Sony Xperia Z5 Premium was the first ever smartphone with a 4K display

14 November 2021
However, Sony was maximizing the wrong thing - high refresh rate, not high resolution was the way forward for flagships.

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Anonymous, 14 Nov 2021Kind suggestion: if you are buying anything Sony makes sure... moreAlso the japanese version over international.

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Anonymous, 14 Nov 2021Uhhhh...... What are you talking about? Its in punchy mode... moreDoes not matter how much you try to tweak screen using RGB levels.
You will never match levels of calibrations seen on phones from other brands.

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Anonymous, 14 Nov 2021With more people looking for tablets in this pandemic seaso... moreIn many places the situation is much better. Students back at school. People back at work.
Sales of tablets are already facing decline compared to 2020.

Sony has zero plans to make tablets ever again.

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Kind suggestion: if you are buying anything Sony makes sure you buy their high(est) end model cause that's where all the engineering is at.

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Anonymous, 14 Nov 2021Except xz3, all other xperia with oled are supplied by sams... moreUhhhh......
What are you talking about? Its in punchy mode out of box because that's what most people want. They have had an accurate option to choose from since the S2.

Read this article on my Xperia z5 premium... Hahahahah

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Anonymous, 14 Nov 2021Because it is not good from financial point of view selling... moreWith more people looking for tablets in this pandemic season, that can be a worthy premium option to Apple iPad Pro and Samsung Galaxy Tab+.

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Anonymous, 14 Nov 2021I am a Samsung user . But i do respect Sony for keepign hig... moreExcept xz3, all other xperia with oled are supplied by samsung.

Anyway, would be waste on galaxy because samsung by own choice chooses punchy colours over correct calibration because they know this is what their clients want.

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Android.Authority, 14 Nov 2021BBK electronics is ruling the Android roster right now with... moreDo you really have illusion that all four BBK brands make profits?
Have you ever seen any tech site publish financial data like done with other like Apple, Sony, Xiaomi, Google and Samsung?

Yes, looks photos of reviews and OP photos make scenes look like wax , just like many motorola phones.
Old OP phones do not do this. Just 8 and 9 series.

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i0S.- Never.- Again, 14 Nov 2021Lol I don't care if Apple bring qhd on their flagship,... moreJust because they make devices weaker after updates and never fixes it?

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The Flip, 14 Nov 2021Sony Xperia 5 III goes for $999 but who really buys it? You... moreBut does not have the rest.
Pointless to have same CPU if rest is midrange phone.

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Shellyman Studios, 14 Nov 2021I heard this phone isn't running 4K all the time thoug... moreApps that do not support 4K (almost all apps) run 1920 x 1080 on Z5P/XZP/XZ2P and 2560x1096 on 1/1 Pro Edition*/1ii/Pro/1iii/Pro-i ..

* 1 Pro Edition was a japanase version of Mark 1 with the usb to hdmi software support and better sçreen calibration.

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notafanboy, 14 Nov 2021Except there's no literally no advantage to having 4K ... moreI am a Samsung user . But i do respect Sony for keepign high resolution on top devices compare to Samsung that put mid range display for flagship this year (S21 and S21 Plus worst S-series ever) I wonder how can look a Samsung tech with 4k Sony Display

Anonymous, 14 Nov 2021Marketshare is useless without making money. LG was los... moreBBK electronics is ruling the Android roster right now with maximum marketshare.
You don't do that without making money.
Meanwhile, Sony is barely making profits.

Repeating the same things about "not all BBK companies making money", "OnePlus having wax images" and other such lies in every article won't make users suddenly abandon those brands and switch to Sony. No matter how much marketing you guys do, people have abandoned Sony. It's not going to change anytime soon. Sony's best days are long gone...

Anonymous, 14 Nov 2021Source : comments seen on this site If you think it is ... moreIt is indeed a waste to watch 4k on tiny screen.
Just like ice cream tastes best when cool, 4k viewing is best reserved on a big screen, not on a tiny sub 7 inch phone.

Anonymous, 14 Nov 2021You will be very happy when Apple brings QHD for iphone 20 pro. Lol I don't care if Apple bring qhd on their flagship, neither will I ever be using an Apple device in the future.

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The Flip, 14 Nov 2021Sony Xperia 5 III goes for $999 but who really buys it? You... moreSony phone buyers aren't even looking at a bargain price while buying a phone, nor does a realme gt can be compared to a 5 iii
Don't just dish out lies

Sony Xperia 5 III goes for $999 but who really buys it? You can get a Realme GT for less than half that and it has the same Snapdragon 888.

Sony really doesn't excel in any area. Are they known for great cameras? Nope. Do they have an ecosystem? Nope. They're not positioning themselves as this luxury brand and nobody is buying because they don't stand out in any area.

I heard this phone isn't running 4K all the time though. Only for certain use like movies.

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YUKI93, 14 Nov 2021A true 4K resolution at 21:9 aspect ratio would be 5040 by ... moreThat's 5K. 4K is determined by the horizontal pixels.